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SoWa ArtWalk This Weekend

SoWa Art Walk
Sunday, May 15 • 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The SoWa Art Walk is this weekend. The studio buildings at 450 Harrison Avenue (and all the others) will be open; you can browse independent artists’ studios as well as the galleries. Many of the neighborhood stores and restaurants will be participating with sales as well. Plus, there’s the SoWa Open Market, SoWa Vintage Market, and SoWa Farmer’s Market.

Here’s a sampling of work I love. I’ve included friends (Robert Knight), much adored artisans (Isabelle Abramson), and new obsessions (Amy Montali).


Amy Montali • Catch
Gallery Kayafas


Angela Cunningham
Vessels Galley

Yuko Adachi
In Touch,  2009

Robert Knight • Sleepless
Gallery Kayafas

Linda Leslie Brown • Habits of Growth
Holiday Squid, 2011
Kingston Gallery

Isabelle Abramson
Mini Berry Bowl

Debby Krim

Jess T. Dugan • A Moment Collected
Plastic
Gallery Kayafas

Ilona Anderson
South African Tea Party (04-06)
Kingston Gallery

Family Ring • Moonstone Ring
Melle Finelli Jewelry

Jessica Burko
Exhibit A, 2007

James Paradis
Dreaming in Color

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Walker Contemporary Closes, Takes Show On Road

CLOSED: Walker Contemporary, 450 Harrison Avenue, SoWa

Stephanie Walker has decided to close her SoWa gallery, Walker Contemporary. The gallery closed at the end of April, and Stephanie is heading back to L.A. in the fall.  She’ll stay submerged in the art world, of course, and already has plenty of projects lined up,  including the release of a limited edition fine art print, curating exhibitions in new and unusual locations, and continuing to work with clients.

First up:

“30 Under 30”
Gallery263, 263 Pearl Street, Cambridgeport
Juried by Walker Contemporary’s  Stephanie Walker
Friday, May 20, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

I still adore the paintings by Elisa Johns, whom Walker represents, that I blogged about two years ago:

Daphne and the Laurel Tree
72 x 48 inches • oil on canvas

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